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EPA creates new office to advance environmental justice initiatives : NPR

https://ondemand.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/me/2022/10/20221004_me_epa_creates_new_office_to_advance_environmental_justice_initiatives.mp3 Forty years after Warren County, N.C., residents marched to a landfill to try to stop dump trucks, the EPA is creating an office for advancing environmental justice. (Aired on ATC on Oct. 3, 2022.) STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: There’s a … Continue reading

Biden administration launches environmental justice office – The Boston Globe

WARRENTON, N.C. (AP) — Forty years after a predominantly Black community in Warren County, North Carolina, rallied against hosting a hazardous waste landfill, President Biden’s top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement … Continue reading

Advancing Environmental Justice and Civil Rights

Sep 24, 2022 Join U.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan for a significant announcement on environmental justice and civil rights at EPA. Tune in on Saturday, September 24 at 1:00pm ET. NOTE: If you need captions, please click the CC … Continue reading

AG Garland on Environmental Justice I LIVE

NowThis News Streamed live 32 minutes ago Attorney General Garland is holding a press conference to discuss issues of environmental injustice in America. He will be joined by EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan and Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta. Watch … Continue reading

Don’t skip environmental justice in rush to build infrastructure, advocates warn

By Emma Foehringer Merchant April 19, 2022 Gov. Charlie Baker is asking the Massachusetts Legislature to approve a $9.7 billion transportation and environmental infrastructure bond bill to help build bridges, roads and railways across the commonwealth. But some advocates worry … Continue reading

Tlaib: Climate Corps would connect environmental justice with economic and racial justice

The Hill Published on Jul 24, 2021 Rep. Rashida Tlaib spoke about the Civilian Climate Corps during a House hearing on the program.

Longtime Head of EPA’s Environmental Justice Program: Biden’s Climate Picks Show Power of Movements

Democracy Now! Dec 21, 2020 As President-elect Joe Biden unveils key members of his team who will tackle what he called the “existential” threat of the climate crisis, we speak to former Environmental Protection Agency official Mustafa Ali, who led … Continue reading

Advocates Celebrate As Legislature Gets One Step Closer To Passing Environmental Justice Law | Earthwhile

https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.megaphone.fm/BUR8059000992.mp3 August 03, 2020 Miriam Wasser María Belén Power, of the local nonprofit GreenRoots, was supposed to have a “date night” with her husband Friday evening, but says she couldn’t stop checking her phone for updates on floor proceedings at … Continue reading

Environmental Justice: Then and Now | The New School

The New School Published on Nov 29, 2016 Delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit held on October 24-27, 1991, in Washington DC, drafted and adopted 17 Principles of Environmental Justice (http://ejnet.org/ej/principles.html). These Principles were created … Continue reading

WOMEN LEADING THE CHARGE TO ADDRESS THE CLIMATE CRISIS AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

NowThis News Streamed live 3 hours ago Voters are already casting ballots in an election that could determine how the U.S. faces the growing global climate crisis. Michigan remains a crucial battleground state. Pres. Trump won it by fewer than … Continue reading